Diabetes and Heart Connection

Mar 4, 2012

Repeated Sugar-Spikes Damage Your Arteries

By ADW Diabetes|2018-08-16T11:59:05-04:00Updated: March 4th, 2012|Diabetes Management, Heart Connection|0 Comments

Heart disease stems from damage of the arteries, which eventually affect the heart. There is a common myth that high levels of fat in the blood cause cholesterol to begin to stick to the walls of the arteries. However, without arterial wall damage, cholesterol cannot begin to form a “plaque”, no matter how high your blood […]

Feb 1, 2012

Helpful Tips for Home Blood Pressure Monitoring

By Roberta Kleinman|2017-10-30T11:42:03-04:00Updated: February 1st, 2012|Heart Connection, Newsletters|0 Comments

Elevated blood pressure affects almost 75% of people with diabetes; 65% of people with diabetes will suffer from a heart attack or stroke, if they do not control their cholesterol, blood pressure as well as blood sugar. The American Heart association recommends that anyone with an elevated blood pressure – 131/81 or higher for those with […]

Mar 2, 2011

5 Simple Steps for a Healthy Heart

By Marci Sloane|2017-10-18T13:50:09-04:00Updated: March 2nd, 2011|Heart Connection, Newsletters|0 Comments

As of January 26, 2011, the National Diabetes Fact Sheet released new statistics. In 2007, there were approximately 24 million Americans of all ages with diabetes and 57 million with pre-diabetes (over age 20). These numbers have increased to approximately 26 million Americans of all ages with diabetes and 79 million Americans with pre-diabetes over age 20. This does not account for the children who have pre-diabetes due to their obesity and inactivity.

Feb 23, 2011

Omega-3s offer the Ultimate Cardiovascular Protection

By Norbert Moskovits|2019-12-11T10:59:01-05:00Updated: February 23rd, 2011|Heart Connection, Newsletters|2 Comments

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), adults with diabetes have heart disease death rates about 2 to 4 times higher than adults without diabetes. [1] Understanding the connection between diabetes and cardiovascular disease is important, because you can lower the risk of having a heart attack or ischemic stroke by following a healthy lifestyle plan which includes omega-3 fatty acids.

Feb 9, 2011

Celebrate Valentine’s Day the Heart-Healthy Way

By ADW Diabetes|2017-01-06T13:40:15-05:00Updated: February 9th, 2011|Diet & Nutrition, Heart Connection, Newsletters|0 Comments

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, now is the perfect time to plan a heart-healthy Valentine’s Day dinner. February is also American Heart Month, and there is no better way to show how much you care than to protect the hearts of your loved one. The American Heart Association says your sweetheart may have the […]

May 19, 2010

Bran May Reduce Heart Disease Risk

By Marci Sloane|2014-04-16T10:00:08-04:00Updated: May 19th, 2010|Heart Connection, Newsletters|0 Comments

Results from a study appearing in the May 2010 issue of Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association, suggest that women with type 2 diabetes who ate the most bran had a 35% lower risk of death from heart disease. As a component of whole grain, bran is rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber.

Feb 3, 2010

10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Heart Health

By Marci Sloane|2014-04-14T14:18:59-04:00Updated: February 3rd, 2010|Heart Connection, Newsletters|0 Comments

Love is in the air this month – that is, love for another as well as yourself. One way to build and maintain that “self-love” is by eating and exercising your way to a healthy heart.

February is American Heart Month and with this come scary statistics about heart disease being the #1 cause of death. Steps […]

Sep 2, 2009

New Heart Healthy Guidelines for Sugar

By ADW Diabetes|2017-01-10T11:04:38-05:00Updated: September 2nd, 2009|Heart Connection, Newsletters|0 Comments

Last week the American Heart Association announced ambitious new heart healthy guidelines which recommend that all Americans heavily limit their added sugar intake for the sake of their health – and their hearts.

New Guidelines

The new guidelines, which now mirror those set by the American Diabetes Association for persons with diabetes, state that added sugars (sugars that […]

Feb 11, 2009

Love Your Heart

By Marci Sloane|2014-05-05T09:12:30-04:00Updated: February 11th, 2009|Heart Connection, Newsletters|0 Comments

February is American Heart Month. It’s almost Valentine’s Day and love is in the air, so I want to share ways that you can love your heart.

Trying your best to control glucose levels and reducing your cardiac risk factors can save your life. Over 65% of people with diabetes die of heart disease or stroke.

How can […]

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